Crystal was discarded by father when he remarried. Through the mental and physical abuse, Crystal was becoming emotionally and physically disturbed. But since she has come to one of our homes she has been able to journey towards full healing. She is doing well emotionally and physically. She likes to draw, sing, and dance. She would like to become a doctor one day and help the less fortunate. She has a good life now, and is continuing to heal from her damaging past.
Shunamoni was growing up in a very remote area with no access to school, clean water, or hope for a better future. Her parents were unable to take care of her, and they could not help her. They knew she needed something better if she were to survive, so they took her to one of our supported homes. She is now in a much healthier and happier situation. She loves everyone at the home, and likes to spend her time singing. Shunamoni is growing healthy and strong every day, and she has much to live for.
Richard was the youngest child of a family that fell apart. His father married another woman after his wife died, and left the family. Richard was left under the care of his grandparents, but his grandfather soon passed away to cancer. His grandmother was unable to care for her grandchildren, so she brought them to one of our homes with hopes of their survival. Now that Richard is in the home, he has improved greatly and is finding happiness. He works hard and looks towards his dreams. He loves to play soccer, and spends most of his time improving his soccer skills.
Rajbir was a young boy with no one to care for him. He was left alone to wonder where his next meal would come from after his mother abandoned him. His father would not take care of him and struggled with a mental disability. This was not a safe or healthy situation for Rajbir to grow up in, so he was brought to one of our homes. He has improved much since coming to the home and is beginning to thrive. He is becoming healthier and stronger and is engaging with the other children at the home.
Raghav was abandoned at a young age. His mother remarried and left the family, and his father was mentally disturbed and did not take care of his son. Raghav often went to bed without dinner, and often did not know where his next meal would come from. Since Raghav has come to our home, he has been able to gain healthy weight and is looking better than ever. He also seems much happier. He enjoys cleaning the home, and feeding the ducks that they have. He says that he would like to become an engineer when he grows up.
Manisha was growing up under the care of her widowed mother. Her mother was unable to take care of Manisha and provide her with things that are necessary for survival, such as good food and water. She was brought to one of our homes with hopes of receiving an education and a brighter future. Manisha is doing well in the home and has become much healthier and stronger. She loves to play with her dolls and love to play badminton. She has connections with the others in the home and is learning from them.
One day, when Gracia’s father went to work in a new construction sight up in the mountains, he got in an accident. The soil on top of the mountain began to slide upon him and cover him in the dirt. This proved fatal for him. A few days later, Gracia’s mother gave birth to her second child. She was helpless in taking care of them, so she took Gracia to one of our homes. Now that she has settled in at the home, Gracia is happy to be there and is kind to everyone. She spends her time playing with her friends, and loves to play with her dolls.
Jason was living in a single hut with his whole family. He never got a healthy meal, any sort of health care, a quality education, or clean water. There was no nurturing care available for him. He came into our home with the hope of getting a quality education and hope for the future. He is strong both emotionally and physically. His favorite activity is playing soccer, but he also loves to do keep his space clean and sanitary.
Lakhendra lost his mother at a young age. His father was addicted to alcohol and would not care for his son. Lakhendra began to learn from his father and run into some bad habits. When he went to school, he had none of the supplies that the other children had. He couldn’t even wish for good food and clean water. He was finally connected to one of our homes. He is a silent listener, but has begun to open up more since coming to the home. He would like to become a teacher some day and is working hard in his studies.
Bilat was abandoned by his mother to live on the streets. He had lost his father at a young age, and his mother could not care for him. Bilat found himself sleeping on the street and involved in many dangerous activities. A local was able to get him connected to one of our homes. It has been a difficult adjustment for him, but the leaders are pouring their love and support into him. He has been able to really grow, and has even set goals for his future. He still has area for growth, but Bilat has greatly improved since living in the home.
Aaron’s mother left the family, and his father was an alcoholic who didn’t take care of Aaron or any of his siblings. They were left on their own all day with no support for meals or education. Aaron was in desperate need of help, so he was welcomed into our home. He is now much healthier and has new dreams and vision for his life. He loves to draw and would like to become a business man someday. His life has been turned around since coming to the home.
Szilard is the youngest of his three siblings at the Bethesda Home. For a few years the family lived on the streets. His parents tried to support the family on a small amount of income derived from odd jobs. However, they found that they simply could not manage. Szilard’s father is an alcoholic. His mother finally left the family. Before she left, she brought her children to the Bethesda Home and told the orphanage leaders that she would kill her children if they refused to help their younger siblings. At the Bethesda Home Szilard is loved and cared for, his needs are met, and he receives an education.
Hassanur is a very intelligent boy. He is currently in school and is #1 in his class. Hassanur is also very talkative. His favorite games to play are soccer and cricket. Hassanur participates in all the activities that the orphanage has to offer, including cultural dance, art, street drama, and playing the violin. He does all of these things with excellence. His mother was not able to properly care for him as she suffers from the HIV virus, the same virus that killed her husband, Hassanur’s father. She tries to work hard, but she is weak and wanted Hassanur to be able to live in hope and safety. He has grown up in this home, finding support and encouragement to follow Jesus.
Tarjun was brought to our home through the connection of his sister. She saw that Tarjun was struggling in the Buddhist temple that he was growing up in, and she wanted more for him. His father had been unable to provide, and his mother had abandoned the family when he was a young child. Tarjun was welcomed to one of our homes and is now in a family environment, and is learning about Jesus. He is close to his sister and is studying hard in school.
Rekha was living in a Buddhist temple before coming to our home. That had been the only place that was providing any help to her as her mother was destitute. Her father had left the family, and eventually died, and Rekha had nothing left. But the temple was not a good place for her, and she soon got connected to one of our homes where she is now living and studying. She is happy to have a family and a safe life where she can learn about God and succeed.
As a young child, Mangalsen dreamed of going to school. His father was very poor and weak, and his mother had left them long ago. At one point, Mangalsen was taken to a Buddhist temple. He was able to study there, but was only taugh the Buddhist religion. His older sister started working at one of our homes in Ashish, and discussed with the leaders about having her brother come and live there. They agreed and welcomed the young boy into their home. He is now happy with many friends, studying, and learning about Jesus.
Before coming to our home in Nepal, Dev was living in a rural mountain district. His father had died, and his mother was unable to provide for her children. They were in a very poor living situation, and Dev was unable to go to school. He didn’t have much hope for a stronger future. His mother took Dev’s two sisters to a Buddhist temple, and brought Dev to our home. His past was difficult, and he is still healing from it, but Dev is happy in the home. He has a lot of friends and is studying well in school.
For a time, Rizus was living in a healthy home with his parents. But while he was still a baby, his Hindu mother had an affair and left her family for a new one. This left Rizus’s father in a depression that led to addiction and disease. Rizus was left to be cared for by his grandparents, but not long after this, his grandmother died. Although his grandfather tried hard to, he was not able to care sufficiently for Rizus. He was a retired pastor who continued to try and serve his community, but he was able to connect with the Haamro Ghar home and they agreed to take Rizus into the home. He is a young boy who has learns fast, but will take some time to recover from his broken childhood. He is smart, but speaks quietly rarely. He will be able to go to school and learn about Jesus, but for now he enjoys toy cars and building blocks.
After Saraswati’s father went missing, her mother sank into a deep depression. It slowly got worse and worse until family members became worried for Saraswati’s well being. They contacted one of our homes about bringing her to them. They agreed to take in the young girl, and she is now in a healthy environment. She now has the opportunity to be a happy young girl with a bright future. She still must heal from her past, but she has the help that she needs.
Riya was struggling to survive when she was brought to one of our homes. Her father was too drunk to work, and her mother could not earn enough for them. Riya’s health was deteriorating, and there was concern for her future. Because of her struggles, she was brought to our home, and she is now doing better! She is growing and healing, and will be going to school. There is a lot of hope for Riya.
While Mansa should have been starting school and being nurtured by her parents, instead she was left alone while her parents would find work in different counties. She was a young girl, and was vulnerable to the dangers of the world. Some leaders were able to get connected with her and her family and bring her to one of our homes. She is able to live as a young girl should now, with capable leaders being there for her.
After both of Laxmi’s parents died, there was no one to look after her, and so she was left to the streets. Thankfully, she got connected to one of our homes where she was able to move in to. Both of her parents had been alcoholics and were not present in Laxmi’s life. She has a lot of healing to do, but she is now in a safe place. She can be a part of a family, and she can go to school. Hopefully Laxmi’s future is much brighter than her past.
Samuel is very small and remote village. His father died from cancer. After his fathers death, his mother was working very hard to support her family. By working all day, she is unable to support or take care of her children and cannot afford to send them to school. Samuel was brought to one of our homes for safety and provision. Samuel likes being at the home where he receives an education. His hobby is playing football. He dreams to be a doctor.
When Antonela’s teachers noticed the signs of domestic violence, they took immediate action and brought Antonela and her sister to one of our homes. Her mother had died, and her father was abusive. Antonela was worried that her father would find them, but as time has passed, she has realized that the children’s home is a safe and warm place for them to live. She is thankful to be protected and to be provided with the love and care that her and her sister needed.
With no stable income, Iyappan’s family is unable to provide for any basic needs. In order for Iyappan to be well fed and go to school he was brought to one of our supported children’s homes. He was welcomed in with compassion and open arms. He is going to be surrounded by people who love him and will teach him about Jesus. His going to go to school and have a better life.
Ritesh was in a state of trauma after his mother passed away and his whole life changed. He was close to his mother, and the affects of this loss were very apparent on his demeanor. He was brought into a children’s home, and they became very invested in loving and supporting Ritesh. They helped him find his passion in drawing, and through much effort, Ritesh has transformed. He now has an abundance of joy and love for the others in his home. He is driven to become better in his art, and he does his best in school. Ritesh is dealing with some health affects from HIV, but he is receiving the help he needs.
Pranesh is from a very large family. Sadly, they are also a very poor family and have barely anything to give for Pranesh. There was a lot of concern for the survival of Pranesh, so he was accepted into our Grace Home. He is now able to go to school and get the necessary care that he was lacking. Pranesh will be able to learn about Jesus and pursue his dream of becoming a pastor.
With a mother burdened by a chronic illness and a father who is a drunkard, Nikhil’s chance of a quality life was even further lessened by the slum living situation and his lack of food. There was no initiative from his father to take care of the family or get treatment for his wife. Nikhil often talked of going to school to his mother, but she could not muster enough money. Nikhil took to wandering the streets and getting into trouble. He was losing the innocence that a young boy should have. As his mother worsened, she worried about Nikhil’s life is she were to die, with a negligent father. She was told about one of our homes and was encouraged to bring Nikhil to the home. He was brought in with gladness and is now going to school and being cared for properly.
Although Lovely’s parents tried hard to work, they were often not receiving their due wages, and Lovely was going hungry. It was very difficult for the family. They could not supply the food and clothes that were needed. They were forced to find work in a bigger city, but they had to move into a slum. In his new job as a construction worker, Lovely’s father suffered from a dangerous work accident. Although he survived, he was a broken man and could no longer work. Lovely had to begin working, but it was not a safe or secure situation for a young girl. Lovely very much wanted to go to school, but it was out of the question in her situation. When the family met the home leaders, they decided it would be the best thing for her to live there. Lovely says “In my home I did not laugh, I was never happy, but here I am happy that I am free to laugh and go to school. I thank my Jesus for loving me.” She is also going to school.
Living in a hut with no reliable income, Binanda’s parents were living in a very poor situation. For Binanda to be able to go to school and have the chance for a successful future, he needed a better place to live. In this situation, he came to one of our homes. He has been able to go to school, and is growing up to be healthy and capable. Binanda likes to play volleyball and enjoys going to church. He spends a lot of time studying his Bible and loves to worship Jesus.
A responsible and driven young man, Stanculeanu was growing up in a remote village with no access to school. He was the oldest of 8 siblings, his family had no money, and there was little opportunity for Stan’s future. He was happy to come to one of our homes so that he can go to highschool and pursue his desire to be a car mechanic. He is loved by those at the home, and they believe he will be able to go as far as he wants. Stan enjoys playing the keyboard, and is keeping up with his grades.
Nabin is from the Santali tribe, a very poor and discriminated-against Hindu tribe in the area. His family is very poor with his father trying to find work day by day. Because Nabin’s parents are not able to provide the proper care for their son, it was arranged for him to come and live our children’s home. Here he receives love, shelter, good food, an education, and hears the Gospel. Nabin is currently in school.
Subodip’s mother had to live in a different house so that she could find work after her husband abandoned them. Subodip was not living in a home or receiving any learning. It was because of this that he has come to live at one of our homes so that he may live in a safe and comfortable home, go to school, and be surrounded by people who will love him and give him what he needs. He will grow to be healthy and learn many things.
When Paran’s father abandoned the family, Paran was left under the care of his mother. She could not make ends meet, and was not able to support Paran and his survival. Because of this, he was brought to our home where he is now studying in school and learning about Jesus. We are hopeful for his future and for the growth that will happen in him. Paran is a special young man, and we are thankful that he is in a safe and loving environment.
Struggling with addictions, Manoj’s father is not able to hold a job and provide for his family. Manoj’s mother does her best to work, but because they are in a poor area, she does not make enough money for Manoj’s proper care. He was brought to our home, and he is now able to go to school and learn about Jesus for the first time. We are thankful that Manoj can be loved and supported, and we hope to see him grow and become a healthy young man.
With an unemployed father, Peninah was living a very poverty stricken and unstable life. Because there was little hope for her, she moved into one of our homes. Now that she has been living there, she is learning to be loved and cared for properly. She is learning about Jesus and is studying well in school. She currently hopes to become a teacher one day! Peninah enjoys playing soccer, and she is finding joy in her life at the home.
Sourav was brought to one of our homes by his elderly grandmother. She was given care of him after both of his parents abandoned him. He grew up in a small village that had heard very little of Jesus. After seeing every one in his family leave him, Sourav was introduced to a God that would never leave him, and a family that would stand by him through the test of time. He is now going to school and is learning to be successful and to live with hope and joy. We are thankful that he was brought to our home to find the healing that he needed.
After Rohim’s father died, his mother began working as hard as she could. It was very difficult for her to find any work, and because they lived in an impoverished area, Rohim was not receiving the care and support that he needed. It was arranged for him to live at one of our homes so that he would receive love, care, and to be able to go to school. He is learning about Jesus and is growing into a responsible and caring young man.
Harish’s parents were scraping the dust to be able to make money for their son. His father suffered from an ongoing illness, and although his mother did her best, their was little hope for their son. So, he was brought to our home so that he would find the care that he needed to be healthy. He is going to school and is learning about Jesus. Harish is now in a supportive and safe environment that he can grow securely in.
Amidst a complicated and tragic family situation, Jagadeesh was lost of the care he needed. After his father died, his mother remarried. Her new husband had no interest in taking care of Jagadeesh. Due to a poor financial state, and no support within the home, Jagadeesh was brought to one of our homes. He is now getting the education he needed and the love and support of a family who cares about him. Jagadeesh is in a safe and healthy environment now.
Vahneichong is a bright young girl, but she has seen tragedy and pain fill her life. Her father was murdered during a militant and ethnic disagreement. Her mother was left without any income or way to educate her children. She was not able to support or pay for any of Vahneichong’s needs. When she heard about one of our supported homes, she requested that Vahneichong be accepted into the home. She is now living in one of our homes, and is on track to go to school and have a future of healing and hope.
Paungailian has witnessed much pain in his young life. His father passed away from a stroke, and his mother abandoned him to relatives after her husband’s death. Paungailian was tossed from family to family, no one willing to care for him or love him. When they heard about one of our supported homes, they contacted them to take Paungailian. The home accepted him, and he is now in a loving and caring environment. He is living in a real home and has found a family that will support him. He will be able to go to school and have what he needs.
After Nimrod’s father died, his mother did her best to support her son for the next couple of years, but she continued to digress, and was desperate for her son to have a better chance at life. She was worried about his emotional and physical health as she could not provide for his needs. One of our homes in Romania was available to accept Nimrod into their home. Nimrod’s mother was thankful that he could receive education and learn about Jesus. Nimrod is in a safe environment and will be well taken care of.
Priyanka’s parents both died of tuberculosis. She and her sister lived for a while with their aunt, however it was not possible to continue living there because the aunt could not afford to care for her two nieces plus her own three children. In addition, they lived in a slum area that has a high concentration of toxic waste. So, the aunt requested that her nieces be admitted to the Karuna Children Home, a Christian orphanage dedicated to bringing help, hope, and the Gospel to slum-dwelling kids. Here the girls receive love, care, stability, an education, and they hear about Jesus.
Lipa has both parents, but due to extreme poverty they are unable to properly care for him. Therefore, it was arranged for him to come and live in the local home. Here he will receive love, care, stability, his needs will be met, he will receive an education, and he will hear the Gospel. He is in school and loves learning!